August 20, 2010
The Health Sciences practice is pleased to present the latest edition of Health News, with the title article, "Emerging Issues in Health-Care Reimbursement."
Changes to Medicare reimbursement rules in recent years, along with expansion of insurance coverage by the emerging implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively, "Health Care Reform Laws") indicate potential uncertainties about how health-care expenditures will be reimbursed. The regulatory changes suggest that the universe of "allowed" procedures is expanding, and risk pools are expected to change with the introduction of previously uninsured patients into the managed care system. Companies and other organizations need to understand how changes prompted by the Health Care Reform Laws will impact business practices and performance.
Download the latest issue of Health News (PDF) to read more about the issues, technical approaches, and Exponent's expertise regarding health-care reimbursement.